Delight for Dunleer's Duffy's Toyworld as store named with best in Ireland and UK
Duffy's Toyworld in Dunleer has been nominated for the best independent toy retailer of the year 2018, covering Ireland and the UK.
"It's a great honour for us to have received this nomination, We wish to thank especially our customers, from far and wide, for their support. Their support encourages all at DUFFYS TOYWORLD to continually do better by constantly improving our extensive range of great playvalue toys,' Tony stated.
He puts down their success to having great toys that are creative, imaginative and developmental along with the fact they want to cater for their discerning customers. Among other reasons for the nomination he believes is that they have the largest selection of wooden toys and other great playvalue toys. "We have also included a fantastic new range of sensory toys to our offering this year and we fully intend expanding this area over the coming months and years" he says.
With over 18,000 great playvalue toys in stock, DUFFYS TOYWORLD cater for every choice of what boys and girls and even adults want at Christmas and all year round.
"We recognise that we have some truly special customers that travel from all over Ireland, both North & South and because of their unending support we want to give back by ensuring we have that special gift for all occasions.", He continues, "If we like a range of products and see true play value in that range, then we are not interested in only stocking a small selection from that range, no, we want to ensure we have the entire collection available for our customers"
Audrey Duffy, Tony's daughter and co owner of the business, is also truly delighted to be nominated for such a prestigious award and muses that their product offering is not only for children "Adults make up a big percentage of our end user customer base with 30% of our sales catering to nostalgisa be it Monchhichi, Traditional dolls houses or to scale model farm equipment - we have something for everyone"
Asked where they source their range of great toys, Tony says that he and Audrey visit the world's largest toyfair in Nurnberg, Germany each year, where they source most of his range of toys from. Other toyfairs they visit include, London, Frankfurt, and Birmingham.
The finals for these awards are being held in London in January 2019.